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Old 05-27-2022, 07:35 PM   #1
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First trip of the year

Central Oregon, taking the RV out of hibernation. After all these years you would think I’d have a checklist. Last year I forgot to fill the hot water heater before turning it on. Can you say “oops”. Fortunately a relatively easy and inexpensive fix that I was able to do myself (new heating element). This year, a lot going on. New house with RV storage (yeah!). New tires on the RV (again, yeah!). Getting set to go to go on a short 5 day Memorial Day trip to Casey’s on the Willamette River. Hooked up at the house a couple of days ago, then unhooked and - no power. Nothing. Checked fuses, breakers, nothing. Started Googling Arctic Fox electrical. Almost ready to bag the trip. Then it popped into my head - the electrical cutoff. 🤪 Duh! That’s about 45 minutes of my life I’ll never get back. Then we were off 😎
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OMG, we all do it. And, thank you for reminding us, we are not the only ones to “pull a bone bead.” Also, a good reminder to all of us who have the shutoffs and run into a similar problem. Hope you have a great time.
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Yup, lots of us can relate to that! Be safe out there!
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Central Oregon, taking the RV out of hibernation. After all these years you would think I’d have a checklist. Last year I forgot to fill the hot water heater before turning it on. Can you say “oops”. Fortunately a relatively easy and inexpensive fix that I was able to do myself (new heating element). This year, a lot going on. New house with RV storage (yeah!). New tires on the RV (again, yeah!). Getting set to go to go on a short 5 day Memorial Day trip to Casey’s on the Willamette River. Hooked up at the house a couple of days ago, then unhooked and - no power. Nothing. Checked fuses, breakers, nothing. Started Googling Arctic Fox electrical. Almost ready to bag the trip. Then it popped into my head - the electrical cutoff. �� Duh! That’s about 45 minutes of my life I’ll never get back. Then we were off ��
But what a relief to find out it’s something simple.
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I would have felt like a (fill in the blank) if we bagged the trip, unloaded everything, then found out a few days later…Might not have lived that one down 🤦🏻
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